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Messenger, Arthur Herbert, 1877-1962 :Historic Fort Paremata, 1846. 1951

Reference Number: A-173-035

The stone Paremata Redoubt, with its two towers, surrounded by a yard with a picket fence. A ship visible in Porirua Harbour in the background and soldiers standing in line to attention, with tents in the distance. By the gate in the foreground, a Maori woman is selling produce to a group of soldiers, while another man with fish in a kete, and a woman with potatoes await their turn. Two civilians watch the proceedings from the right, one smoking a pipe.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Arthur Herbert Messenger, Mana, Paremata, Ngati Toa, Potatoes, Fortification - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Maori - Commerce, Dogs - New Zealand - Wellington Region, Fish trade, Food industry and trade, Soldiers, Tobacco pipes and Military camps - New Zealand - Wellington Region.

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Messenger, Arthur Herbert, 1877-1962 :Historic Fort Paremata, 1846. 1951, Reference Number A-173-035 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 watercolour(s)Grey wash, 242 x 316 mm. Single art work

Historical Notes: The remains of this fort still stand in the Ngati Toa Domain, at Mana, just north of Porirua City

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